[ek-see-at] /ˈɛk siˌæt/
permission granted by a bishop to a priest to leave the diocese.
British. official permission for a student to be absent from a college or university.
leave of absence from school or some other institution
a bishop’s permission for a priest to leave his diocese in order to take up an appointment elsewhere
- Exec 2
1. A scripting language produced by IBM in the late 1970s. Superseded by REXX. [SC24-5219, “Virtual Machine/System Product EXEC 2 Reference”]. [Successor to EXEC 1? With or without a space?] 2. An archaic operating system from UNIVAC. By about 1980 it had been replaced by EXEC 8. [Dates? Did EXEC 3 to EXEC 7 exist?] […]
- Exec 8
operating system Unisys’s operating system from about 1980 to 2000, by which time it was a dying breed with Unisys moving to Windows NT and Unix. [Was 8 the successor to EXEC 2?] (2000-08-06)
[ek-si-kruh-buh l] /ˈɛk sɪ krə bəl/ adjective 1. utterly detestable; abominable; abhorrent. 2. very bad: an execrable stage performance. /ˈɛksɪkrəbəl/ adjective 1. deserving to be execrated; abhorrent 2. of very poor quality: an execrable meal adj. late 14c., from Old French execrable, from Latin execrabilis/exsecrabilis “execrable, accursed,” from execrari/exsecrari (see execrate). Related: Execrably.
[ek-si-kreyt] /ˈɛk sɪˌkreɪt/ verb (used with object), execrated, execrating. 1. to detest utterly; abhor; abominate. 2. to curse; imprecate evil upon; damn; denounce: He execrated all who opposed him. verb (used without object), execrated, execrating. 3. to utter curses. /ˈɛksɪˌkreɪt/ verb 1. (transitive) to loathe; detest; abhor 2. (transitive) to profess great abhorrence for; denounce; […]